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Essay Structure Quiz 
More than 4000 people have taken this quiz in the past year. If you are preparing for English 9 or 10 Certificate Tests, you may want to try this quiz before you do!
—November 26, 2015

noteA Teacher Notes 

On Encountering Diversity 
Brad reflects on his English unit on diversity in light of the recent events in France.
—November 19, 2015

dFood Drive for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society
Once again, the Pearson ALC will have a food drive to benefit those in need. Our goal is ten boxes of food by the end of November but more is welcome! Read more about  the drive and find out what kinds of foods are in the highest demand.—October 27, 2015 Update: We have met our target! At last report, we have filled ten! of the ten boxes. November 26, 2015

Quote of the Month: “An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. Anatole France (Quote Archive)   

Student Writing 


An Unforgettable Teacher
by Yan; November 12, 2015
Yan writes of Mr. Wu, a student teacher who influenced her decision to become a teacher. Read the story

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